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Nov 7, 2012 12:00pm CST
votes for the president to only 2064 run a. for romney. florida is still not decided. it looks like they may go to the president. whether they do or don't, it will not change the result. this party have to do some soul-searching. >> what questions should the republicans be asking themselves? >> that had to wake up and reflect on that very issue. the primaries make life very difficult these days for every party. the forces everybody to the extreme. romney is not as extreme as he pretended to be during the primaries. position he took on immigration cost him the latino vote. the position he took on abortion cost him among women. that is why he was so down. it was very costly. because he took those extreme positions when it came time for the general he was not really able to back out. he never properly connected with the average middle-class voter. >>do you see any people that may emerge? >> who are the emerging stars? >> we did talk about whether or marco rubio would have been a choice. and was all about the budget and all about the dollars. socially paul ryan was very conservati
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm CST
campaign is still waiting to hear who won florida's 29-electoral votes. even though the outcome won't affect the election. with more than 8-million votes counted. the president holds a 46-thousand vote lead in florida. the official results are due by saturday. mitt romney wrapped up his long white house candidacy by visiting his campaign headquarters in boston yesterday. he thanked staffers and said he knows they gave it their best shot. campaign members say romney and his wife ann were very gracious in defeat, and there was no sense of finger-pointing over the loss. a longtime friend said romney felt badly that his message about turning america around and solving the nations economic issues hadnt resonated with a broader audience. with the election behind him president is now focusing on brokering a deficit-reduction deal to avert a looming fiscal crisis. lawmakers from both parties have promised to work together to find a compromise before the end of the year. however. they still sharply disagree over the key issue of whether top tax rates should be raised to help resolve the cris
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm CST
kelley sent several emails to her mayor in tampa florida... complaining she was receiving threats. she wrote them in the early hours of tuesday and wednesday. she said her three children are scared, and her husband can't return home from work because there's so much media blocking the driveway. she also stated the truth will one day prevail in this scandal. kelly recently called the police and asked for diplomatic protection... citing her role as honorary consul to south korea. wgn has learned that alderman sandi jackson is back in washington d-c. she got there last night because of a family health issue not related to her husband jesse jackson jr. she usually goes to d.c. on weekends, but left early because of the family health issue. sandi jackson was absent from yesterday's budget vote at city hall. jackson called in sick yesterday, making this her second missed budget vote. a year after metra's biggest fare hike ever, the transit agency board may be coming back for more- raising fares once again. the board voted a short time ago. and they voted 72 to raise the price of the tickets
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm CST
measures could make history in several states. voters in alabama, florida montana, and wyoming will decide today whether to prohibit individuals and businesses from being required to participate in the health care system. that's a key component of president obama's health care law. the initiatives are largely symbolic, because the proposals violate existing federal law under the affordable health care act. voters in maine, maryland and washington state will decide whether to legalize same sex marriage. if it passes in any of those three states, it would be the first time same-sex marriage was made legal by popular vote. it was legalized in six other states by legislation or court orders. and voters in colorado, oregon and washington will decide whether recreational use of marijuana should be legal. the proposals would allow adults to posess small amounts of pot that would be subject to state regulation and taxes. a legal battle with the federal government is expected if it passes in any of the states. >>stay with wgn for all your election coverage. we'll check in on the polls on th
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm CST
. vacation homes in florida. hundreds of horses in her care. this is a class c felony that carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. the latest after a grocery clerk was shot and killed inside his store. fiery red sending to people and a firefighter to the hospital. the fire broke out at this for4 story building. a took firefighters a half an hour to get it under control the fire fighters being checked as a precaution. police >> say it was during a robbery. a popular store clerk was shot and killed last night. it has the neighborhood eager to see a rest. for a man they say had a heart of gold. the bullet holes and forensic stickers near the register make clear why it is an open today. many regular customers are devastated by the death of a 40 year-old store clerk. why would you heard this man like this? >> investigators likely have plenty of footage of the gunmen and shooting. the clark moved here just a few months ago from new york. he connected with people quickly. >> the tried to keep the boys off the street, just making sure everybody is okay. >>the family of a woman who was
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